Over 55 cases of Japanese Encephalitis have been reported positive from across Arunachal Pradesh and around 35 cases of Japanese Encephalitis have been detected in East Siang district.

This was stated by Epidemologist Dr. Lobsang Jampa during a state level workshop on Integrated Health information Platform organised by state surveillance unit, national health mission and directorate of health service. The official, however, informed that no new cases have been reported in the past two days.

It needs to be mentioned that so far two persons have lost their lives due to Japanese encephalitis in the state.